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NFL defends official moving Dont'a Hightower on blocked FG

Photo via NFL.comRight before the Patriots blocked a 58-yard field goal attempt by Nick Folk that ended up being the final play of the game, an NFL official had Dont'a Hightower reposition himself because he was close to being in an illegal position.Of course, there has been much controversy concerning the play ever since it happened. The kick was blocked and the Patriots barely...
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Tom Brady, Dont'a Hightower, Jamie Collins

The New England Patriots head up to Buffalo to take on the Bills in a always tough divisional in week six. Star quarterback Tom Brady injured his ankle Friday at practice and was limited. He is officially listed as questionable according to the Patriots official injury report.#461896295 / gettyimages.comAlong with Brady, linebacker Dont'a Hightower is also listed as questionable...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower at The Hall Of Patriots Speaker Series

I was lucky enough to seat front row to the speaker series with Dont'a Hightower Thursday, September 27th at The Hall of Patriots. Given the chance to ask him a few questions, the first to come to mind was what he's learned from Bill Belichick and the Patriots franchise. Dont'a answered that community was a big part of him and the New England Patriots. Hightower...
Via Ex Pats
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower joining some lofty company in wearing green dot for Patriots defense - Going Deep -

Dont'a Hightower joining some lofty company in wearing green dot for Patriots defense - Going Deep -...
Via Pats Propaganda
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Dont'a Hightower highlights

I feel like Hightower has gotten a little bit overlooked because of Chandler Jones' great rookie year so far. Under the radar, the other first round pick is having quite a nice season as well.Perhaps most impressive is how Hightower slid right into a role as a starter. With Hightower, Mayo and Spikes the Patriots could have the best linebacker corps in the league in a few years...
Via Patriots Life
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots sign rookie Dont’a Hightower

Foxboro, MA – The New England Patriots signed former Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower on Thursday. To read this article please click the link below.
Via Players View
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots, First-Round Pick Dont'a Hightower Come to Terms on Deal

The Patriots appeared to have locked up their final rookie. reports that the Patriots have come to terms with first-round draft pick Dont'a Hightower, the last of their unsigned draft picks. The terms of the deal were not known at this point. New England drafted Hightower with their second of two first-round picks at this year's draft, taking the Alabama...
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Mailbag: Dont'a Hightower Appears to Be Good Fit Outside in Patriots Defense

I already got sentimental Wednesday during my Two-Minute Drill, so I'll hold the sap for my final mailbag for Thanks to everyone for their questions, and if you've got more to ask, find me on Twitter. Who plays outside linebacker opposite Rob Ninkovich in the 3-4? --@animedpet, via Twitter It's a tough question to answer because it depends what the Patriots...
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Mailbag: Dont'a Hightower Should Have Good Year as Patriots Use Draft to Improve Defense

FOXBORO, Mass. -- I've always loved the NFL draft. The buildup is exciting, and it's even more fun to watch as it plays out unpredictably. And while I think the Patriots had one of the best draft classes this year, there were a lot of teams that did well to improve last week. But as much as I love the draft, I can't say enough how excited I am that it's over because...
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower Bolsters Defense, Patriots Still Looking for Running Back Through Free Agency

The much anticipated NFL Draft has come and gone. Fans now have some new young players to look forward to in Dont'a Hightower and Chandler Jones, but did the Patriots address all of their needs?'s Jeff Howe took questions from fans on Twitter about the draft and the rest of the offseason. Follow the transcript below to read Jeff's answers and find out what else...
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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